Falling Down

Continuity mistake: The sky changes several times during the sequence when the two thugs want Defens' briefcase.

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Continuity mistake: In the fast food scene, one bald guy wants to get out of the place and D-Fens stops him. In the next scene, the same bald guy appears in a Mexican restaurant with different clothes. (00:43:15 - 00:45:45)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where D-Fens was going to get on the bus, there is a young black woman seen standing at the end of the bench clad in a lavender tank top, and is later seen getting on board. D-fens changes his mind and turns around and walks. She is later seen in MacArthur Park dancing with a small band. (00:32:50 - 00:36:40)

Continuity mistake: When the gangbangers wreck their car after the drive by shooting, the gun changes position on the ground, the gym bag changes position, and some debris is missing between cuts.


Factual error: In the end scene on the pier, Robert Duvall has Michael Douglas at gunpoint. A closeup of the revolver's chambers shows them to be empty of bullets; yet Duvall then shoots Douglas dead.

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Continuity mistake: When William is waiting to board the bus, there is a black man in a red shirt standing several feet away. When the shot cuts, the red shirted man is instantly standing right behind Will. (00:32:55)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the beginning of the movie, during the traffic jam, the camera pans from D-FENS to the car in front of him and then to the right to the car with the Garfield toy stuck to the window. You can see equipment (a statue, some wires and a white screen) in the reflection of the window. (00:01:30)


Mr. Lee: Take the money.
Bill Foster: You think I'm a thief? Oh, you see, I'm not the thief. I'm not the one charging 85 cents for a stinking soda! You're the thief. I'm just standing up for my rights as a consumer.

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Trivia: When D-Fens notices the protester outside the bank, the protester is wearing the exact same clothes Bill is wearing, even down the pattern on his tie.

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